Soltec signs an agreement with Endesa to set up a solar tracker factory in Teruel
The solar tracker production centre will use the halls and facilities of the former thermal power plant and will create around 40 permanent jobs.
Raúl Morales: "We are very proud that Endesa has chosen us as an industrial partner for a project like this, which will allow us to supply our solar trackers for the Andorra project".
Soltec has signed a strategic agreement with Endesa's renewable energy subsidiary, Enel Green Power España, for the creation of a solar tracker production centre in the province of aragona. The centre will use the warehouses and facilities of the former thermal power plant and will create some 40 permanent jobs in Teruel, contributing to the creation of employment and economic development in the region.
"We are very proud that Endesa has chosen us as an industrial partner for such a project, which will allow us to supply our solar trackers for the Andorra project of the future."Morales pointed out that "In the current macroeconomic and geopolitical context, it is more necessary than ever to locate production sites in the European Union. The development of our production site in the project environment is perfectly in line with our strategy of circular economy and socio-economic excellence.".
Soltec has 18 years of experience and an track-record of more than 14 GW of solar tracker supply worldwide, which, according to Fernando Sanchez, vice president of strategic accounts at Soltec, "... is the largest solar tracker supply in the world.puts us in the perfect position to execute both this new manufacturing centre and the projects themselves. The agreement is the result of many years of work with Endesa, a key partner for us, with whom we began working in 2014. Today this relationship reaches eight countries and totals more than 4 GW in projects.". Specifically, for the Mudéjar de Andorra (Teruel) project, both companies have been working together for more than two years.
Endesa's complete plan includes a social plan that will create 6,500 jobs during its implementation, generating 370 direct permanent jobs, as confirmed by the company. "We, like our partner, are fully committed to the development of the local communities and are therefore delighted to be involved in this major sustainable energy project, which will contribute to the development of the region and which will be the largest in Europe and one of the largest in the world."said Soltec's CEO.